Amsterdam: Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, 1696. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Image measures 23" x 35" very good.
Stunning map showing the vast extent of the German Empire, including parts of Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Italy, France and the Netherlands. Exquisite and subtle coloring, beautifully detailed. Based on a plate by Nicolas Sanson, reworked and published in "Atlas Nouveau" by Jaillot. Severe toning due to early acid backing, chipping to edges and corners and some tears. Priced as is. Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632--1712) was a French sculptor, engraver, publisher, and cartographer. He served as official geographer to King Louis XIV and worked with other prominent mapmakers of the period, such as Nicolas Sanson He is best known for his Atlas Nouveau of 1674.